Cherokee Middle School



Cherokee Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherokee Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 75
6 79
7 78
8 64
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cherokee Middle School is a public elementary school located in Cherokee, IA in the Cherokee Community School District. It enrolls 296 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 296
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.2

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Cherokee Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 157
(53%)
409
(53%)
 Male 139
(47%)
369
(47%)

Cherokee Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 261
(88%)
686
(88%)
 Hispanic 14
(5%)
37
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
32
(4%)
 Black 7
(2%)
16
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cherokee Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 193
(65%)
479
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(28%)
242
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(6%)
57
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Cherokee Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cherokee Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 328
2006 308
2007 287
2008 311
2009 280
2010 289
2011 297
2012 296

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 11.5
2007 11.5
2008 12.5
2009 11.3
2010 12.6
2011 14.8
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34146341463415
2006 0.37987012987013
2007 0.37630662020906
2008 0.45659163987138
2009 0.44642857142857
2010 0.37716262975779
2011 0.37373737373737
2012 0.34797297297297

Compare Cherokee Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 05 - 08 296 13.3:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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